Prioritizing the prevalent threats: 3/3 Marines patrol to improve counter-IED measures
4/29/2011 By Cpl. Reece E. Lodder , Marine Corps Base Hawaii
MARINE CORPS TRAINING AREA BELLOWS, Hawaii — On a dusty road weaving through walls of dense brush, a squad of Marines silently pushes through another patrol. Their training is far from glamorous, but it’s their forte — they've been taught, practiced, made mistakes, succeeded and repeated the process. For these frequently deployed infantrymen, breaking in their boots during training is essential for their success overseas.